Review Article Examines Sublingual Immunotherapy For Treatment Of Allergic Rhinitis And Asthma

In an examination of a type of treatment for allergic rhinitis and asthma that is used in Europe but not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, researchers found moderate strength in the evidence from previous studies to support the use of sublingual immunotherapy for the treatment of these conditions, according to an article in the March 27 issue of JAMA...

Certain Antibiotics May Provide Benefit For Treatment Of Respiratory Disorder, Although Increase Risk Of Antibiotic Resistance

Among patients with the lung disorder non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis, treatment with the antibiotic azithromycin or erythromycin resulted in improvement in symptoms but also increased the risk of antibiotic resistance, according to two studies appearing in the March 27 issue of JAMA...